The Decorators’ ShowHouse Committee of the Symphony Volunteer Council invited more than 150 decorators to preview the 2011 Decorators’ ShowHouse, the Thomas E. Jernigan residence at 2965 Briarcliff Rd. in Mountain Brook. Decorators were welcomed by ShowHouse chairmen Halcyann Badham, Lyn Rogers Gibson and Nancy Van Wanderham.
Decorator liaisons Roberta Atkinson, Clairee Clarke, Nancy Folk, Lu Moss and Deborah O’Connor assisted decorators and provided packets that included ShowHouse dates, floor plans and information about the room bidding process. Decorator preview chairman Donna Judge Spencer and SVC hospitality vice presidents Shirley Brown and Martha Black provided a delicious brunch for the decorators.
Nancy Morrow is president of the Symphony Volunteer Council.
The Empty House Party, “Glitz, Glamour, and Golf,” is slated for Feb. 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. Planning the event with the ShowHouse chairmen are Tom and Liz Warren, Nan Teninbaum, Diane Ray, Bob and Martha Black, Bob and Shirley Brown, Mike and Linda Griggs, Susan Mason, Gwen Mizzell and Deborah Knight.
Attire for the event is casual dress. Guests are invited to think “old Hollywood” and wear glitzy and glamorous or golfing attire.
Entertainment will be provided by Terry Padgett, an Elvis tribute artist. Old movies will be shown in the media room, and there will be dancing, shag lessons and a silent auction in other areas of the house.
Decorators will have their renderings on display.
The cost is $40 per person and includes a barbecue dinner and two beverage tickets. Make checks payable to DSH 2011 and mail to: DSH, P.O. Box 530317, Birmingham, AL 35253. Call 968-7603 or visit www.symphonyvolunteercouncil.org for more information.
Parking and shuttles to the house begin at 5:30 p.m. from the former Vincent/Bruno Market at Brookwood Colonial Village.